Ice Festival -2020 - 5 days 4 nights

Ice Festival 2020

Every year, The Khuvsgul Lake local people will celebrate an Ice festival. The ice forms to a depth of feet creating a breathtaking winter playground. You can see nomadic Reindeer herder from the north, traditional games and races over two days. In March, the temperature of Khatgal village is -35°C, contestant compete in sports including ice-skating, ice-wrestling, horse sleigh racing and dog –sledding are common. 

NUMBER OF PAX & PRICE:

1-3 pax: 1160 USD per person,

4-6 pax: 960 USD per person,

DURATION: 5 days 4 nights,

ACTIVITY:  Share a culture, and visit to Khuvsgul Lake and enter to festival,

DATE: February 27- March 02, 2020

DETAILED ITINERARY: 

Day 01: ERDENET CITY

After breakfast, we will drive to Erdenet city by paved road. It is one of the youngest settlements in Mongolia, was founded in 1974 in an area where large deposits of copper had been discovered in the 1950s. In the middle of the 1980s more than 50% of the inhabitants were Russians working as engineers or minors. After the fall of Soviet Communism in 1990, however, most Russian left Erdenet.  Visit to local museum and black market. Have dinner and overnight stay in a local hotel. (L+D)

Day 02: VIA MURUN & KHATGAL - KHUVSGUL LAKE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, we will drive by paved road to Murun city. After lunch, we will drive to Khatgal small village for festival.Have dinner and overnight stay in a local ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 03-04: ICE FESTIVAL

After breakfast, we will enter to Ice festival -2020. It is one of the most important festivals in Mongolia. You can see traditional dancers, music and songs. People will wear traditional clothes. If you want, you can try to horse sled and other more traditional games. Have dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 05: BACK DRIVE TO ULAANBAATAR

After breakfast, we will drive to Ulaanbaatar by pave road. It is total 700km but asphalt road. Simple lunch will be at local restaurant. He will transfer to the hotel. The hotel will selected by you. (B+L)

SERVICE INCLUDED

Tour guide,
Included: Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners,
Comport car + experienced driver,
Fuel,
All entrance fees and service charges are included,
Ice festival ticket,
Bottle of water during the trip,
SERVICE EXCLUDED

International flights and visa,
Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar,
Travel and medical insurance,
Daily personal expenses,
Tip for others,

Number of days: 5
Covered regions:
Central Mongolia
Gobi Desert
Western Mongolia
Northern Mongolia
Eastern Mongolia
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: International flights and visa, Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, Travel and medical insurance, Daily personal expenses, Tip for others,
What to bring: Sun glasses, sun scream, lip-gloss, warm clothes, First aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose, bandages, and medicine prescribed for you), camera and toiletries etc.  
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
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Winter tours
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Short tours
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Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.